Sample winning essay for Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs Class of the Month Contest - Luke

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Luke's work comes from Laura Devlin's fifth grade class at P.S. 056 Harry Eichler in Queens.

 


This essay’s strengths:

  • Presents information from the text relevant to the prompt with accuracy and sufficient detail.
  • Presents information from the Museum exhibit relevant to the prompt with accuracy and sufficient detail.
  • Accurately presents science content relevant to the prompt with sufficient explanations that demonstrate understanding of the topic.
  • Maintains focus on the writing prompt for the majority of the essay.
 

Needs additional support:

  • Illustration communicates little new information.